Episode 2 'Gonna find out who's naughty and nice'
Fanatical Nazi Otto Von Krank and the lovely, delectable but quite mad Dr Brunhilde have failed to find the location of Santa’s fortress. Unable to make radio contact with their ship part of the expedition have returned to the Valkyrie under the ice with the spoils. The rest with Otto continue their investigation and begin to search for the one person who can give them what they want.
Meanwhile the Brigadier’s daughter Dr Kate Stewart has re-joined her team with other stragglers after their defeat at the crash site. Discarding their heavy weapons for greater mobility the team returns to reclaim the mountain and look for the one person they haven’t found….
Cast 300 points of Moon Nazis, U.N.I.T and North Pole Rescue Rangers
The episode takes place on a 6’ by 6’ table in snow bound Alaska. In one quarter is a hill with a crash site, another a wooded long ridge, then a tall wooded hill and the final quarter woods in a river valley.
There is deep snow up the slope of the crash site which reduces movement by half. The crash site summit must be climbed.
Moon Nazis 12” around crash site.
U.N.I.T 24” from crash site.
North Pole Rescue Rangers on tall hill concealed in woods. Pilot set up between 12” and 24” of crash site.
And …Action Initiative is determined as normal in all turns
On Location rules for snow.
Agility test required while clambering on Sleigh.
Intelligence test required to find hi tech items in sleigh
Sleigh Pilot 1138 also known as Dobby has infiltrated the U.N.I.T for safety. He is immobile with injuries and fear. He will snap out of it after a stern talking too by a North Pole Rescue Ranger and can be activated from that point on.
The episode will end if all the opposing models are Stunned, Dominated or are otherwise removed from play. The attacker can exit his models via any table edges in his set-up area.
Victory Condition Description VP award
Enemy Star/Co-Star Model Eliminated + 1 VP per Hit
For each enemy Star or Co-Star eliminated, gain VPs equal to
that model's initial Hits
Table Quarter Controlled + 1 VP
You have at least 1 model on that quarter, and the enemy
Enemy Stars/Co-Stars with Statuses at end of game +1 VP
For Each enemy Star or Co-Star with any Statuses at the
end of the game
Enemy Shaken + 2 VPs
Opponent's force reduced to 50% models or less
Enemy Wiped Out + 2 VPs
Opponent's force reduced to 25% models or less
Scenario Objective Achieved
Pilot captures/rescued + 4 VP
Moon Nazis – 6 x D6
U.N.I.T. – 5 x D6
North Pole Rescue Rangers – 2 x D6
4 per team
|North Pole Rescue Rangers hidden in the woods. Miss Naughty Nice is in the middle.|
|Moon Nazi's home from home|
|U.N.I.T. sneaking up on the Nazi's|
|Moon Nazi's trudging towards the lake with their spoils.|
|The Valkyrie under the lake melts an entrance for the returning expedition|
|Main playing area|
The Moon Nazi's play Von Kranks Star Quality power 'Friends in high places' where each extra of the opposing forces throws a d6 and on a result of a 5+ are removed from play to return on 4+ at the end of each turn. 3 U.N.I.T troopers succumb and 1 North Pole Rescue Ranger.
|The calm before the storm|
|Some Rangers stay on the hill top to cover the flank.|
|Ranger Sergeant Hanno holds his rifle across his chest as his men move forward.|
|View of the North Pole Rescue Rangers from the ridge opposite the crash site.|
|Wolfgang bounding down the slope|
|Dr Kate Stewart, Captain John Smith III and Kate's sidekick Agent Smoulder take cover behind a tree.|
|Malcolm Talyor the intrepid investigative academic is moving in the open on the right. The scientist Harvey Dent Jnr and Ronson stand together middle bottom with the tech Lee Dixon to their left.|
|U.N.I.T in cover and the North Pole Rescue Rangers coming down the hill. The crash site on Moon Nazis are off camera on the right.|
|Lee, Harvey and Ronson peer through the trees looking for Moon Nazi targets. If Ronson put down his trusty (trust to get him killed) flamethrower he could use his rifle to have a shot at the HMG?|
|On a successful roll the lost North Rescue Ranger can return to the team on the hill , not as the picture suggests outside the play area at the edge of the board.|
|Wolfgang continues his rush to capture a table quarter and single handily threatened the North Pole Rescue Rangers flank.|
|Meanwhile the Moon Nazis keep up their firing hitting nothing. Wolfgang bounds up the opposite slope just failing to reach cover.|
|The North Pole Rescue Rangers win the initiative again, and Miss Naughty and Nice has a nice word with Dobby to motivate him to ignore his wounds which turn out to be dirt and get a move on to Sergeant Hanno and the safety of the Rangers.|
|North Pole Rescue Rangers moving a little and hitting nothing.|
|The scattered U.N.I.T paratroopers finally get closer to the action.|
|Wolfgang happily menaces the North Pole Rescue Rangers from a far. This failed Nazi experiment is one of the most powerful figures in play.|
|Our U.N.I.T heros dust off the snow and return fire and fail to get through Von Krank's body armour.|
|Dobby finally stirs himself and races towards Sergeant Hanno.|
|View of the crash site before the U.N.I.T call it a day.|
|Wolfgang winning the Moon Nazi's second place in capturing an uncontested quarter of the board.|
|North Pole Rescue Ranger triumphant.|